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Vanguard 3 - Orbit

View from above orbital plane
View from above orbital plane
View from above satellite
View from above satellite

Ground track
Ground track

The orbit data is extracted from the following two-line orbital elements,

1 00020U 59007A   18055.11592678  .00000313  00000-0  13291-3 0  9997
2 00020  33.3437 309.7002 1667723 108.2907 270.5751 11.55537220132944
Epoch (UTC): 24 February 2018 02:46:56
Eccentricity: 0.1667723
inclination: 33.3437°
perigee height: 508 km
apogee height: 3264 km
right ascension of ascending node: 309.7002°
argument of perigee: 108.2907°
revolutions per day: 11.55537220
mean anomaly at epoch: 270.5751°
orbit number at epoch: 13294

The dashed part of the orbit path shows where the satellite is in the earth's shadow,  

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